Your interpretation of life is built on your very personal mind map of the world, your experiences, your beliefs (as well as those others have given you), your influencers, your values and often, on how you are feeling in any given moment. Add to that the human inclination to think the worst (flight/flight) and is it any wonder we get stuck, feel unhappy, disconnected?
I love to step back at the end of each year and pull out the highlights, the events, people, and creative outlets that have made the year worth it, no matter how difficult it has been. A time to reflect…
“Give yourself permission to live a big life. Step into who you are meant to be. Stop playing small, you’re meant for greater things”
Yvonne Bignall’s parents were among those who left their family and homes to travel thousands of miles for opportunities abroad.
Today the successful businesswoman from Radstock, who has written a best-seller and offered training courses world-wide, credits her parents for instilling resilience and an entrepreneurial spirit.
The award-winning women’s health advocate and self-care coach said: “I think my parents were entrepreneurial as they left the life they knew behind and were driven to succeed abroad.
When I wrote my first published book, Suck It Up or Change, it was an opportunity to shed some of the baggage I had been carrying; the guilt, the resentment, even some hate. As you may already know, emotions tend to reflect back onto us so you can imagine how I felt about myself feeling all these negative emotions about others & life itself. And that’s how the 7F Principles I now live by came to transform how I chose to live my life.